Bahrain, the Pentagon and RBAF aircraft procurement

The Pentagon is said to be putting pressure on Bahraini decision-makers to postpone any decision about buying a new fighter jet for the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF) until after the US presidential elections take place. The following 351-word report sheds more light on the subject and tells about the impact of the Pentagon’s pressure on the Bahraini decision-makers. [Briefly reproduced in TR Weekly Issue No 23/37 – Sept. 9, 2016]

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